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The Galveston County Daily News: Education

August 24, 2016

Education

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CIS Galveston County is changing the picture of education

The majority of students in our public schools today live in poverty.

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Sunday 08/21/2016
Accelerated instruction model offers students a unique pathway toward graduation
Posted: August 21, 2016

Continuing with our series of focusing on the “Schools of Choice” options in the Galveston Independent School District, this week we spotlight the Accelerated Instruction Model College and Career Preparatory. Through a vision of providing meaningful learning for meaningful lives, AIM’s mission prepares graduates to become active and successful leaders in their colleges, careers and communities.

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Study explores impact of pregnancy on professionals
Posted: August 21, 2016

Pregnant employees protect their careers through a number of strategies, a research study co-authored by University of Houston-Clear Lake Assistant Professor of Management Amanda Hinojosa finds.

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We need you to vote in favor Sept. 10
Posted: August 21, 2016

These days, one chooses carefully with whom one discusses “the election” lest the conversation take an unpleasant turn. But if you reside in the Friendswood Independent School District, you can be part of an incredibly positive election process Sept. 10.

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Dickinson ISD kicks off new school year Wednesday
Posted: August 21, 2016

The first week of school is here and Dickinson Independent School District is set to kick off the 2016-17 school year with students returning Wednesday.

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College of the Mainland instrumentation program free for eligible students
Posted: August 21, 2016

A new Instrumentation Helper Program is free for students who qualify, thanks to the Department of Labor H-1B Ready to Work Grant. Students must be at least 18 and have a high school diploma or GED to be eligible for the grant, which covers all class tuition.

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Art class places retirees, special needs together for synergy
Posted: August 21, 2016

Sometimes the secret of creativity is as simple as a novel recombination of unexpected elements. Hence, chicken spaghetti, dessert pizzas, Frisbee golf and also a successful art class at the College of the Mainland.

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Sunday 08/14/2016
Local programs can help cut cost for education
Posted: August 14, 2016

It can be hard to keep up with all the programs and options available to help cut the costs from kindergarten to college.

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University of Houston-Clear Lake noncredit language classes to start in fall
Posted: August 14, 2016

Explore a whole new language and culture with UH-Clear Lake’s noncredit foreign language classes, with online registration open through Aug. 22 for classes starting the same day.

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Simply Southern Summer Luncheon hosted by Friendswood ISD Education Foundation
Posted: August 14, 2016

A Simply Southern Summer was the inspiration for this year’s New Employee Luncheon hosted by the Friendswood Education Foundation.

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